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Gardaí continue to detain man suspected of murder in Dublin

The man’s body was discovered this afternoon.

The scene on Auburn Street.
The scene on Auburn Street.
Image: Cónal Thomas

Updated Nov 7th 2020, 6:55 PM

GARDAÍ ARE CONTINUING to detain a man on suspicion of murder in relation to the discovery of the body of a man in a house in Dublin yesterday. 

The body of a man (40s) was discovered yesterday afternoon at a house on Auburn Street in Phibsborough, Dublin 7.

Gardaí arrested a man, also aged in his 40s, in relation to the discovery yesterday.

The man is still detained in Mountjoy Garda Station on suspicion of murder.

The body of the deceased man has been moved to the Dublin City Mortuary, where the Office of the State Pathologist carried out a post-mortem earlier today.

The scene remains sealed off and the Garda Technical Bureau is continuing to carry out examinations at the site of the discovery. 

A garda family liaison officer has been appointed and is in contact with the family of the deceased man. 

Investigating gardaí are appealing to any person with any information into the death of this man to contact them at Mountjoy Garda Station on 01 6668600, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station

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With reporting by Orla Dwyer and Lauren Boland.

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